SSFPD Media Release: Man Attacked in Front of Family During Robbery at Linden Ave Bus Stop

South San Francisco,  CA   March 22, 2018 Submitted by SSFPD

On 03/21/18 at 8:05 PM, a male victim and female victim were waiting for the bus on the comer of Linden Avenue at California Avenue with their two children when they were approached by three masked suspects. One of the suspects brandished a knife and demanded the male victim give him all of his money. When the victim refused, the suspect punched the victim in the face, causing the victim to fall to the ground. Two of the suspects then began punching and kicking the male victim. The third suspect pulled jewelry off of the female victim’s neck, and then joined the other two suspects in punching  and  kicking  the male victim. The suspects took the male victim’s wallet from his person before fleeing on foot westbound on California Avenue.


The suspect that brandished the knife at the victim was described as a male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a black bandana around his face. The other two suspects were described as male subjects wearing black hooded sweatshirts and black ski masks on their face.


This investigation is on-going and anyone with information regarding the  incident  is encouraged  to contact the South San Francisco Police Department at 650-877-8900, the anonymous TIP line at 650-952- 2244 or via email at


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john Tuvo
3 years ago

How is the physical condition of the man who was punched and kicked

3 years ago

But our City and State officials want us on public transportation. Wait for a bus, get robbed, ride Bart, get robbed. Travel on Centennial trail, get robbed. Park you vehicle at Bart or Caltrain, get robbed. I must admit that people do not get robbed on Caltrain however. That’s a plus I guess!